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    Charles Dickens. The Life of Our Lord. Written for His Children by Charles Dickens. London: Arthur Barker, 1934.

    First, thus. Special numbered edition, limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 85. Quarto. xi, 115 pages. Illustrated with full page reproductions of classic, Christian-themed paintings, behind laid-in tissue guards. Includes several facsimile pages from Dickens' original handwritten manuscript. Portrait frontispiece.

    Bound in vellum over thin boards and printed on hand made, untrimmed paper. Gilt titles on spine and cover. Facsimile Dickens signature on front cover. Top edge gilt. Several pages unopened. Light blue ribbon bookmark. Vellum covers significantly bowed. Very good.

    Originally written for his children in 1849, this short work was never intended to be published. First published in serial form in 1934 prior to this "collector's edition." From the H. Barry Morris Collection.


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